Auction

Below are just a few of the fabulous live auction lots available to the highest bidder the night of Ziggurat. Guests will also have the opportunity to donate to specific Museum initiatives during the Fund-A-Need component of the auction.

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Cuisine and Conversation with Renowned Oakland Restauranteur
Oakland Art Gallery Experience
Cannabis-Infused Dinner Party
Night at the Museum
Become A Warriors VIP
Ultimate Sports Package
Dinner With Beloved Bay Area Artists Hung Liu and Squeak Carnwath

Cuisine and Conversation with Renowned Oakland Restauranteur  
Dine with chef Tanya Holland in her new Brown Sugar Kitchen location

Experience a private dinner for 12 guests with Tanya Holland at her new Brown Sugar Kitchen location in downtown Oakland. Enjoy an evening of delicious food prepared by Brown Sugar Kitchen and opportunity for intimate conversation with chef and restauranteur, Tanya Holland. Hear about her latest culinary adventures, her recent experience as a contestant on the acclaimed television show Top Chef, the growth of Brown Sugar Kitchen, and more. 

Package includes:

  • Dinner for 12 with Tanya Holland at the new Brown Sugar Kitchen

Opening Bid: $2,400

Restrictions: Date will be mutually agreed upon by the winner and Tanya Holland. The new Brown Sugar Kitchen will open in Fall 2018. 

This package is generously donated by Tanya Holland. Beer and wine for the evening provided by Lagunitas, Calista Pinot Noir, and Raeburn Chardonnay.

 

Oakland Art Gallery Experience
Discover Oakland's vibrant art scene with an art expert, culminating with dinner by DOSA at Slate Gallery

An exciting evening filled with art is in store for a group of 10. Have you always wanted to visit Oakland’s best galleries, but you're unsure where to start? This is the opportunity to experience it with an expert! Your group will begin with cocktails at the colorful, market-place inspired Spice Route Bar at dosa by DOSA. The group will then enjoy visits to four carefully selected local galleries in Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood with introductions and tours by gallery directors or artists. The evening will culminate with a private dinner inside the exhibition space at Slate Gallery catered by Oakland’s own dosa by DOSA.

Package includes:

  • Package is for a total of 10 guests
  • Cocktails at the Spice Route Bar at dosa by DOSA
  • Tours of the following galleries: Slate Art, Vessel Gallery, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, and Johansson Projects
  • Private dinner by DOSA in Slate Gallery

Opening Bid: $2,400

Restrictions: Date will be mutually agreed upon by the winner, DOSA, and Slate Gallery, Event must be scheduled on a Thursday, Friday (excluding First Fridays), or Saturday evening. Galleries subject to change depending on exhibition availability.

This package is generously donated by DOSA and Danielle Fox, owner of Slate Gallery. Beer and wine for the evening provided by Lagunitas, Calista Pinot Noir, and Raeburn Chardonnay.

 

Cannabis-Infused Dinner Party
Private dinner for 10 prepared by one of the nation's top cannabis chefs

Host a cannabis-infused dinner party in your home with chef and cannabis cuisine expert Payton Curry. Chef Curry, recently named one of America’s top 10 cannabis chefs by the San Francisco Chronicle’s Green State blog, is a graduate from the Culinary Institute of America in New York and has worked in Michelin Star restaurants including Quince in San Francisco. Passionate about promoting a comfortable cannabis experience, Chef Curry will craft a meal with farm-to-table ingredients that will be custom tailored with low-dose infused cannabis cuisine. Chef Curry is also the founder of Flourish Cannabis, which features a line of chef-driven, lab-tested, locally sourced cannabis edibles.

Please note: low dose cannabis will be used only to the extent the guests are comfortable. A small percentage of this dinner will have psychoactive ingredients.

Package includes:

  • Cannabis dinner for 10 in your private home by chef Payton Curry

Opening Bid: $2,400

Restrictions: Date will be mutually agreed upon by the winner and Payton Curry.

This package is generously donated by chef Payton Curry.

 

Night at the Museum
Private dinner for 10 inside OMCA's galleries with artist Barry McGee

You and your guests will enjoy this unique opportunity to dine with one of the Bay Area’s most iconic artists in an OMCA gallery with his work! Barry McGee’s art can be found in museum collections around the country including MoMA, SFMOMA, and OMCA. His work is featured in OMCA’s current exhibitions RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style and Wisdom. McGee started as a graffiti artist and rose out of the Mission School movement of the 1990s, and takes inspiration for his drawings, paintings, and mixed media installations from contemporary urban culture, street art, and Mexican muralists.   

Guests will dine in the Gallery of California Art with Barry McGee and his wife, artist Clare Rojas. OMCA’s 20-foot wide 'untitled' by McGee will be the backdrop for this once-in-a-lifetime dining experience.

Package includes:

  • Dinner for 10 in OMCA’s galleries with artist Barry McGee

Opening Bid: $4,000

Restrictions: Date will be mutually agreed upon by the winner, OMCA, and Barry McGee.

This package is generously donated by the Oakland Museum of California and Barry McGee. Beer and wine for the evening provided by Lagunitas, Calista Pinot Noir and Raeburn Chardonnay.

 

Become A Warriors VIP
VIP Experience for four, and a signed Kevin Durant jersey!

Experience the ultimate Warriors VIP package! Enjoy 4 lower level tickets to a Golden State Warriors game during the 2018-2019 regular season, a shootaround, a private tour of Oracle Arena, and parking. The winner of this package will also receive a jersey signed by 9-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant!

Package includes:

  • Autographed Kevin Durant jersey
  • 4 lower level tickets to a Warriors 2018-19 regular season home game
  • 1 parking pass
  • Opportunity to watch the shootaround
  • Behind the scenes tour of Oracle Arena

Opening Bid: $2,000

Restrictions: Date will be mutually agreed upon by the winner and the Golden State Warriors.

This package is generously donated by the Golden State Warriors.

 

Ultimate Sports Package
VIP Experiences at the Safeway Open and the Oakland A's! 

Sports lovers will want this package that features VIP experiences for baseball and golf!

Safeway Open Presented by Chevron 
From October 3-7, 2018, the PGA’s best golfers will compete at the Safeway Open presented by Chevron at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa. This VIP package includes tournament admission and exclusive access for 4 people daily to the 18th green SKYBOX suite for all five days of the tournament. Enjoy hosted breakfast and buffet lunch with open bar, reserved table and club seating, HD TVs with live coverage on the Golf Channel, access to the tournament grounds, VIP parking passes, Nike tournament hats for you and your guests, and an autographed flag from the 2017 Safeway Open.

Oakland A’s VIP Suite Experience

The A’s are Oakland’s team, and with this VIP experience you will be singing “take me out to the ball game!” Enjoy the game from a VIP suite for 12, including snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. 2 VIP parking passes are also included.

Package includes:

  • Oakland A’s VIP suite experience for 12, including snacks and non-alcoholic beverages
  • 2 VIP parking passes for the A’s game
  • Access for 4 daily to the  “Friends of Safeway Open” 18th Green Skybox for the Safeway Open at Silverado in Napa, Wednesday October 3 – Sunday October 7, 2018 including catering and open bar every day
  • 2 Premium parking passes for the Safeway Open
  • Autographed flag from the 2017 Safeway Open

Opening Bid: $3,000

Restrictions: A’s blackout dates are as follows: Giants (7/20, 7/21, 7/22), Yankees (9/4, 9/5), and Fireworks nights.

This package is generously donated by Chevron and the Oakland A’s.

 

Dinner With Beloved Bay Area Artists Hung Liu and Squeak Carnwath
Progressive dinner for 12 in the studios of two of the Bay Area's favorite artists

Hung Liu and Squeak Carnwath are two of the most beloved and personable artists in the Bay Area. This unique evening, curated by Hung and Squeak, will be a treat for 12 guests. Start the evening with cocktails at Hung Liu’s studio, and the progress to dinner at Squeak Carnwath’s studio. Throughout the evening, you will be charmed by Hung and Squeak’s friendship and banter, and delicious food by Barbara Llewellyn Catering. At the end of the evening guests will take home a unique memento designed by Hung and Squeak just for this dinner, produced by Magnolia Editions.

Package includes:

  • Cocktails and dinner for 12 at the studios of Hung Liu and Squeak Carnwath, by Barbara Llewellyn Catering
  • One of a kind memento created by Hung and Squeak, produced by Magnolia Editions, for each guest

Opening Bid: $4,000

Restrictions: Date will be mutually agreed upon by the winner, Hung Liu, Squeak Carnwath, and Barbara Llewellyn Catering.

This package is generously donated by Barbara Llewellyn Catering, Hung Liu, Squeak Carnwath, and Magnolia Editions. Beer and wine for the evening provided by Lagunitas, Calista Pinot Noir and Raeburn Chardonnay.